Author Archives: David Robinson

The Winning Entries in the 2019 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

We are very happy to announce that the esteemed panel of judges has completed the very difficult task of selecting grade category and grand prize winners in the 2019 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest. The Grand Prize Winning Entry is Texas Blind Salamander by Sam Hess. Second Place Winning Entry is: West Indian Manatee by Grace Ou. First Place Winners in Grade Categories: Grades K-2 is: American Alligator by Bruce Chan. Grades 3-5 is: Gila Chub by Sky Hana.… Continue reading

Semi-finalists Chosen in 2019 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

The 2019 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest was an amazing success with more than 1,100 entries from students around the United States. Thank you to everyone who entered! A panel of judges made up of educators and art instructors recently undertook the very difficult process of narrowing all of the entries down to just 40 entries (10 for each grade category). These semi-finalist entries are below!   You can view them by grade category here: Grades K-2 Grades 3-5… Continue reading

Celebrating Endangered Species Day at Children’s Museums

This post was originally published on the Association of Children’s Museums website. Exhibit and education coordinators and other children’s museum staff often face a challenging assignment: creating an exhibit or activity that captures the interest of young people and offers a positive learning experience. The 14th annual Endangered Species Day on May 17, 2019 provides children’s museums with an opportunity to highlight their educational programs and overall mission while also recognizing this nationwide celebration. First approved by the U.S. Senate… Continue reading